2024 PATHFINDER AWARD WINNER NAMED | HCC

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2024 PATHFINDER AWARD WINNER NAMED

Published on Jun 11, 2024

Margie McGraw with Laura Ivy and Dr. Chad Phillips

HENDERSON, Ky. – Henderson Community College (HCC) recently presented its 2024 Pathfinder of the Year Award to Margie McGraw, Computer Programming Teacher and Perkins/Work-Based Learning Coordinator, at Union County High School. The annual Pathfinder Award recognizes a local teacher or guidance counselor for exemplary efforts in assisting students with their college-going and career plans.

Each of KCTCS’s 16 colleges statewide selected a Pathfinder Award winner. A total of 320 high school teachers or guidance counselors were nominated by students, faculty or staff from the colleges. Winners were selected based on the following criteria:

  • Encouraged students to attend a KCTCS college.
  • Assisted students in identifying a career and postsecondary path.
  • Provided mentorship.
  • Maintained contact with students.

“We are thrilled to present this year’s Pathfinder Award to Margie McGraw,” said HCC President/CEO Jason Warren. “Margie is a valued partner at Union County High School who is a strong advocate of higher education and a great mentor for students. We appreciate all her efforts to help prepare and equip the next generation of Kentucky’s workforce.”

For more information and a photo of the award presentation to Margie McGraw, please visit Pathfinder Awards. The photo caption is available below.

For more information and a photo of the award presentation to Margie McGraw, please visit Pathfinder Awards. The photo caption is available below.

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PHOTO CAPTION: HCC’s Dean of Student Affairs & Registrar Chad Phillips and Coordinator of Student Engagement & Retention Laura Ivy Present the 2024 Pathfinder Award to Margie McGraw.

Henderson Community College is one of 16 colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, the Commonwealth’s largest postsecondary institution. KCTCS is Kentucky’s largest provider of workforce training, dual credit classes and online education. Through partnerships with business and industry, we align our programs to meet the needs of local employers. KCTCS colleges are united in their commitment to making life better for our students, communities and the citizens of Kentucky. Since its creation, KCTCS has served more than one million Kentuckians. 

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